Derrek Lee

Derrek Lee

Height/Weight: 6' 5"/240 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Sacramento, California
College: None
Draft: 1994 1st round (14th pick) by the
  • Bucs Dugout

    Pirates add three, lose two in minor league Rule 5 draft

    Matson is a career reliever who played at the Double-A level in 2021 – his fifth year in the minor leagues not counting the 2020 pandemic season. The 6-foot-3, 225-pound Matson pitched in the Orioles organization through the 2019 season, then missed the 2020 season before being released the following spring. The Rockies signed him to a minor league contract in April and he was assigned to Hartford of the Double-A Northeast League, where he went 2-2 with a 5.73 ERA in 35 games – all in relief.

  • Bucs Dugout

    Pirates moves signal changing of the guard

    Pittsburgh made a flurry of roster moves before the lights were turned off on the league, including trading Jacob Stallings to Miami for three players, signing left-handed starting pitcher Jose Quintana and catcher Roberto Perez, and cutting ties with other veteran players. Yoshi Tsutsugo was also re-signed to a one-year $4 million contract.

  • The Times-Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.)

    William O'Boyle: Beyond the Byline: Yes, MLB should enshrine Danny Murtaugh

    Dec. 5—WILKES-BARRE — Back in 2013, when Lou Barletta was a member of Congress, his communications director was Tim Murtaugh, who went on to be President Donald Trump's campaign communications director in 2020. Anyway, when I was introduced to Tim Murtaugh, I had to ask: "Would you be related to former Pittsburgh Pirates Manager Danny Murtaugh?" Murtaugh said indeed he was — he is Danny ...